WORKSHOP: Transitioning the Farm/Ranch to the Next Generation!

In partnership with UofA Cooperative Extension and the AZ Farm Bureau, Arizona Land and Water Trust is putting on a workshop geared towards aiding farmers/ranchers to transition their farm/ranch to the next generation.

There will be an Estate Planning attorney to talk about how to legally protect the farm/ranch (and family) as well as a panel of farmers/ranchers to talk about how they are dealing with the transition.

I hope to see some of you there! I plan on attending.

Best,

Amber Morin

NRCD Manager

Coordinated Resource Management Section

(602) 542-2699

nrcdadmin

1616 W Adams Street s Phoenix s AZ 85007

RITF Workshop Agenda for Transit Nxt Gen Wkshop FINAL.PDF

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agenda quarterly meeting

WINKELMAN NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

Notice is hereby given to the members of the Winkelman NRCD and to the general public that the Board of Supervisors will hold its regular quarterly Meeting open to the public.

Lunch will be potluck.

10:00 a.m.

Reed Box O Ranch

8450 N. Reed Rd. Cactus Forest Rd.

Florence, Az.

Call to Order

Welcome and Introductions

Pledge of Allegiance

Consent Agenda:

Minutes of Action

Treasurer’s Report

Approval of Bills

AzNRCD dues

NACD dues

New Business:

District Facebook Page Committee report Info/Action

Upcoming Monitoring Guidelines training Info/Action

Old Business:

Sonoran Desert tortoise BMP implementation strategy Info/Action

Resolution

Annual Survey

Training

District tortoise management plan

Lower San Pedro Initiative Committee report Info/Action

Executive Session

District clerk position Info/Action

Reports from Agency Personnel Info/Action

NRCS

AZ Game and Fish

BLM

State Land Department

USFS

Cooperative Extension

Reports from Supervisors and District Personnel: Action/info

Bill Dunn

Gary Vinson

Steve Turcotte

Francie Meyer

Carol Dubois

Becky Hightower

Ed Center Meeting

Financial Report Info/Action

Request by AzNRCD to help finance an Ed Center/Communications position Info/action

Request by AzNRCD for funds to help finance FFA competitions Info/Action

Funding for printing of tortoise BMP document and SDT Conservation Plan Info/Action

Call to the Public Info

Adjournment

AGENDA 2015.4.8.doc

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Pima Monitoring Workshop Flyer2

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24 March, 2015 08:47

Notice is hereby given to the members of the Winkelman and Redington NRCDs and to the general public that the joint San Pedro Initiative Committee will hold a planning meeting.

Date: March 25, 2015

Time: 10:00a.m.

Place: General Kearny Inn, Kearny, Az

Agenda:

Call to order

Approval of minutes

Discussion of mitigation proposals

Mitigation strategies

Time and date for next meeting

Adjourn

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22 March, 2015 17:50

Save the Date!Winkelman Natural Resource Conservation District will hold it’s quarterly meeting on April 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Location is Reed Box O Ranch in Florence.
There will be a discussion on what the District’s Sonoran Desert Tortoise BMP will do, how it will affect producers, and how it will affect the upcoming listing decision for the tortoise.
Lunch will be pot luck.

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17 March, 2015 20:59

National Ag Day is Wednesday!

This Wednesday marks National Ag Day. There will be local events across the country to help share the importance of agriculture to our food, fiber, and fuel, and show much-needed appreciation for what agricultural does for our communities.

As part of these efforts, Agri-Pulse will be holding events and discussion on "Farm to Fork Politics: Unleashing Innovation in Agriculture," this Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

National Ag Day is part of the larger celebration of National Ag Week March 15-20, 2015. The National Ag Day website contains a full list of events happening in our Nation’s Capital as well as information and materials for use at local events. The website also provides education materials and event ideas and planning tips to host your own event and the option to order an official 2015 Ag Day Poster

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17 March, 2015 20:56

NACD Spring Fly-In and Officers and Executive Board Visit
Tomorrow, more than 100 soil and water conservation district supervisors, employees and state association representatives will be participating in NACD’s Annual Spring Fly-In held in Washington, DC!

NACD will be kicking off the event with a breakfast in the Capitol Visitors Center. NACD staff and several ex-Capitol Hill staffers will brief members on our advocacy materials and will provide current updates on policy issues affecting agriculturein preparation for their visits with legislators later that day.

Members will spend the remainder of the day visiting hundreds of legislators to share their priorities on behalf of NACD on a number of issues including: FY 2016 appropriations and budget, Farm Bill implementation, a concurrent resolution recognizing locally-led conservation and soil health and a number of their state issues.

Tomorrow evening NACD will hold a Congressional reception in the House Agriculture Committee Room to network with legislators, Congressional staff, members of the media, and partner organizations and agencies. NACD is anticipating remarks from Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-PA) who currently chairs the Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture and is an original sponsor of the concurrent resolution on conservation. Thanks to our reception sponsors: CHS, United Sugar Corporation, the International Certified Crop Adviser program, the Society for Range Management, U.S. Cattlemen’s Association and the National Conservation District Employees Association.

Additionally, the NACD Executive Board and Officer Team are in town throughout the week conducting official NACD business and meeting with partners as well as attending National Ag Day events put on by Agri-Pulse on Tuesday, March 17.

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